Natural Resources and Environment

The Natural Resources and Environment Department is headed by the City Natural Resources Officer and is responsible for the implementation of policies, rules, regulations and Council bye-laws on conservation and sustainable exploitation of natural resources and proper sanitation and environmental management.


Key Functions
● Provide technical advice on natural resources conservation and utilization;
● Initiate and advise Council on natural resources bye laws and ordinances;
● Offer technical support and extension services to the community and private sector on natural resources;
● Appraise development plans and technical proposals in regard to environmental impact assessment;
● Carry out research, generate information and data on natural resources;
● Plan, implement and monitor programs & projects for ensuring a clean City and improving the ambience through sustainable management of solid waste, water, sewerage and sanitation facilities, parks and cemeteries.
● Maintain a clean, habitable and sustainable City environment;
● Undertake publicity and promotional activities for natural resource protection and sustainable use.
● Enforce proper methods for disposal of refuse and waste.

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